Planning Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 4th Monday of each month, with the exception of May which is the 3rd Monday if Memorial Day is on the 4th Monday
  • Council Chambers
    45 E Broad Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501

The Public is invited to attend all meetings of the Planning Commission.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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The agenda deadline is Noon on the first Monday of the month. If the first Monday is a holiday observed by the city the deadline is extended one day. Agenda review sessions are held on the Thursday before the Monday meeting at Noon in the lower level conference room in City Hall.

Members

  • James A. Stafne, Chairman
    Term expires: January 1, 2019
  • Judy Jennings, Vice-Chairman
    Term expires: January 1, 2022
  • Jim Cobb
    Term expires: January 1, 2023
  • Tracy Cody (Mayor's representative)
    Term expires: August 2022
  • Kay Starkweather
    Term expires: January 1, 2020
  • Leslie Sullins Draper
    Term expires: January 1, 2019
  • Chris Wakefield
    Term expires: January 1, 2021
  • David Webb
    Term expires: January 1, 2019
  • Eric Walker, (Council Representative)
    Term expires: August 2022

Overview

  • The Planning Commission is composed of nine (9) members. The membership consists of a council representative, the Mayor or the Mayor’s designee, and seven (7) members appointed by the City Council. Appointed members serve five (5) year terms.
  • The Planning Commission prepares long and short range plans for the future development of the city and reviews all major street or utility improvements for compliance with city plans. The Commission also reviews and approves all subdivision developments, reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on all rezoning requests and Zoning Code Amendments, reviews and makes recommendations on all annexation proposals, approves street renaming, and reviews surplus property requests.